How to Keep You and Your Family Safe
Missionaries might encounter multiple safety issues such as robberies, theft, insurrections, natural disasters, and others.
In moments like this, local families have a stronger support network. Extended family, intricate knowledge of the language, a net of connections — all advantages that expatriate missionaries may not have readily available.
The current global crisis can possibly make local situations worse leading to shortages of food or other complications. As a result, you may face unexpected challenges and dangers.
Now, we don’t want to create any unnecessary fear, but we do want to share with you best practices to handle emergencies of various kinds.
- Alex Ott – Institute of World Mission E-Learning Coordinator
- John Thomas – General Conference Associate Secretary